Our first stop out of Wheddon Cross along the Coleridge Way was Wootton Courtenay where the path just clips the village on its way up to the higher parts of Exmoor. Here we met Yvonne Gay who operates a personal development and mentoring service, often taking her clients into the hills to extol the health giving benefits of walking. Yvonne’s blog will appear later in the week.

We then headed up to Webbers Post, with its magnificent views over Exmoor where we found Chris Jelley, who has been proving art and literature projects along the path for the past year or so. Have a listen to what he has to say…

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Once you’re this far up, there’s only one way to go, and that’s downhill – heading into Porlock.

After villages with just a few houses and one pub, Porlock is positively cosmopolitan with three pubs, restaurants and cafes, meaning we were spoiled for choice…